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Stories and Tales of Our Town – John F. Sargent… Aug. 29, 2018

Stories and Tales of Our Town – John F. Sargent… Aug. 29, 2018

| September 7, 2018

  STORIES AND TALES OF OUR TOWN compiled by Roger Breeze John F. Sargent One of Bolton’s Hometown Heroes June 21, 1931 to May 25, 1991 The community group Bolton Loco recently established a program called Hometown Heroes, which honors military folks with local roots who served our country. One of those chosen was Air […]

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Bolton’s Ochsenbein elected Chair of Mass. Library Commissioners… Aug. 15, 2018

Bolton’s Ochsenbein elected Chair of Mass. Library Commissioners… Aug. 15, 2018

| August 14, 2018

By Apara Borrowes Bolton’s Roland Ochsenbein was elected chairman of the nine-member Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners on July 12, 2018. Ochsenbein has served on the board since his appointment as Commissioner by Governor Deval Patrick in 2014. “It is a great honor for me to serve as chairman of the Massachusetts Board of Library […]

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Slater’s Open Mike Night… Aug. 15, 2018

Slater’s Open Mike Night… Aug. 15, 2018

| August 14, 2018

    By Apara Borrowes If you arrive after Thursday night Open Mike starts at Slater’s in Bolton, you’ll hear the music and smell the pizza and barbecue long before you reach the door. “Open Mike Thursday is the best night of the week, the favorite of everyone who works here,” said Bruce Slater at […]

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Women’s History project updated… Aug. 15, 2018

Women’s History project updated… Aug. 15, 2018

| August 14, 2018

By Kristin DeJohn  In April, the Independent wrote about two eighth grade Bolton Girl Scouts who were working to boost awareness about the roles of women throughout history at their school library and online. The effort was part of a Girl Scout Silver Award project that involved fundraising for books and boosting awareness about historic […]

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Backyard Bolton Farmer’s Market coming in August

Backyard Bolton Farmer’s Market coming in August

| August 14, 2018

By Apara Borrowes Looking for a convenient way to get fresh home-grown homemade products from your Bolton neighbors? Backyard Bolton is coming to the Bolton Town Common starting in August, where “small farms, homesteaders, and backyard gardeners” will bring their best products to sell with one-stop shopping, according to Bolton’s Economic Development Committee, the event’s […]

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Relay for Life aims for a cure… June 6, 2018

Relay for Life aims for a cure… June 6, 2018

| June 18, 2018

By Kristin DeJohn It was a record-breaking year for “Relay for Life of Nashoba” participants who converged on the Nashoba Regional High School track in Bolton for the annual American Cancer Society fundraising event. The 12-hour relay began with an opening ceremony Saturday, June 2, at 6 p.m., which included the National Anthem sung by […]

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Stories and Tales of Our Town

Stories and Tales of Our Town

| November 20, 2017

Nov. 20, 2017 Stories and Tales of Our Town Compiled By Roger Breeze   Robert Harrison Donovan Local Postmaster, Turkey Farmer Dec. 16, 1911, to March 10, 1993   At the corner of Sampson and Green roads a turkey farm once existed. Many of the local people purchased their Thanksgiving main dish at this farm […]

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Stories and Tales of Our Town… Aug. 18, 2017

Stories and Tales of Our Town… Aug. 18, 2017

| August 17, 2017

Stories and Tales of Our Town Compiled By Roger Breeze  Dorothy ‘Dottie’ McAdoo Brown Bolton’s Last School Crossing Guard June 1, 1920, to Mar 17, 2002 In September 1972, after longtime crossing guard George “Uncle Georgie” Hines retired, Dottie Brown became the next, and last, school crossing guard for Emerson School. The corner of Mechanic […]

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Take a Guess and Take a Hike…Nov. 11, 2016

Take a Guess and Take a Hike…Nov. 11, 2016

| November 19, 2016

Contributed by Greg Matte
Do you enjoy Bolton’s trail system? Have you ever wondered how many miles of trails there are in our great town? Make a guess and you may win a prize!

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Ride the Rotary to Woo Jung…Nov. 18, 2016

Ride the Rotary to Woo Jung…Nov. 18, 2016

| November 19, 2016

By Ann Needle
The restaurant is in the middle of nowhere, its customer base left town years ago, its décor is not exactly cutting-edge — the odds are stacked against survival. Yet Woo Jung blazes on, making a brisk business of its luscious Korean food in the middle of Ayer.

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